how to read shakespeare a guide for the general reader

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PREFACEThis book is not intended for the student or the scholar-although, it is hoped, to expert eyes the marks of acquaintance with the best authorities may be everywhere visible-but for those who would like to be readers of Shakspeare but are deterred by the difficulties of approach. In the English-speaking lands there are multitudes who read the dramatist with intelligence and delight't but, in this century of universal reading, the numbers enjoying this means of culture might be vastly increased; and the purpose of this book is to serve as a Murrav or Baedeker for those to whom this is to a large extent an un-visited land-to let them know how to get there and what there is to see.Apart from the mere pleasure of reading, which grows with repetition, 1 have cultivated an intimacy with these writings chiefly for theVUAbout the Publisher Forgotten Books is a publisher of historical writings, such as: Philosophy, Classics, Science, Religion, History, Folklore and Mythology.Forgotten Books' Classic Reprint Series utilizes the latest technology to regenerate facsimiles of historically important writings. Careful attention has been made to accurately preserve the original format of each page whilst digitally enhancing the difficult to read text. Read books online for free at
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